Not what it means

When we don’t use something, we experience it.  It doesn’t need to be a method for something else.  We increase the sharpness of our experience, but we experience it differently.  When we experience waking life as a dream, we experience this change of edge, as though the knife of consciousness is being seen in a […]

Now never sleeps

it is like I am asleep. Which part of me has gone to sleep? Which part of me remains? What can sleep, sleeps. What is awake is awake. Who is not both sleeping and awake? I am cycling back and forth between sleeping and awake. For one long open space I rest. It is like […]

Appearance in Dream

Dreams touch the magic chord in the human psyche: alluring realms of pure illusion that arise, deceive, and dissolve on a nightly basis.  And we are continuously, almost pathologically, suckered into the cycle over and over and over again. When we consider the appearances of dream from within the dream, we find that they truly […]

Making Friends with Thought

I wanted to take a slight detour from the realm of subtle dreaming (what we do at night) and talk briefly about the dreams we live during the day.  Both of these worlds are created from the raw material of pure thought. What are thoughts?  We obviously have them, but what exactly are they?  Where […]